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New BC Policies for Tasting Events

It will now be more cost-effective for suppliers to do tasting events in BC due to new policies from the LCRB allowing liquor manufacturers or agents to purchase liquor at wholesale prices for industry-only tasting events. …

Rum is on the Rise

When Christopher Columbus brought sugarcane cuttings from the Canary Islands to the Caribbean, the tropical climate was ideal for the plant to thrive, resulting in a host of sugar-based industries. Thankfully, both Rhum Agricole and Rum Industriel were part of this economic boom.

Cannabis Information for Liquor Licensees

With the legalization of non-medical cannabis in 2018, the Liquor Cannabis Regulation Branch has been getting a lot of questions about how the new cannabis rules affect liquor establishments in BC. To help provide clarity the Branch recently created a Cannabis Information for Liquor Licensees & Permittees document.

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Main Avenue Liquor

A Rare Find in the Foothills

Main Avenue Liquor Brings Sophisticated Selection and Spirit to Sundre. Nestled against the Rocky Mountain foothills northwest of Calgary, the town of Sundre is among the most scenic in Alberta. It's small--population 2,729--and it may…

Hicks Fine Wines

Impressive Selection & Thoughtful Service

When Hicks Fine Wines opened in the fall of 2014, it was one of only four tenants in the brand-new Shops at Boudreau centre in St. Albert. In the four years since, it's become a …

2019 SPIRITED INDUSTRY PROFESSIONAL AWARD

DJ Kearney was awarded the 2019 Spirited Industry Professional Award. This award is presented to an individual who has made a significant contribution to the sales, service or promotion of wine in BC. …